Dear Parents. Mark your calendars, our Silent Auction is coming

Dear Parents,

Mark your calendars, our Silent Auction is coming – Friday, April 13th from 7pm-9:30pm. We need your support to make this event a success. Here are a few ways you can help out:

1. Donations – who do you know who might like to give us some great items to bid on? Any donations, big or small (of all price points!) are welcome! We’re looking for things like gift certificates, sports/events/concert/tickets, air miles, vacation properties to hand-made toques, toys, jewellery and artwork. If you have items to donate, please contact Nicole Hynes at franklandauction2018@gmail.com

2. Class Themed Gift Baskets –the themed baskets are back again this year!  Classes have chosen their themes and parents are asked to bring in an item to contribute to the basket if they would like. Look for communication from your class rep about the baskets but in the meantime, Shelley Adam has given us a glimpse of the themes chosen by the teachers: 

  1. Room 101 — Family Fun Night
  2. Room 102 — Yoga & Mindfulness
  3. Room 103 — Family Cooking & Baking
  4. Room 104 — Toronto Sport Teams
  5. Room 105 — Reading Basket
  6. Room 106 — Snack Basket
  7. Room 108 — Coffee & Tea
  8. Room 109 — Arts & Crafts
  9. Room 201 — Kitchen/Culinary
  10. Room 202 — A “Hygge” Home
  11. Room 203 — Dinner & Movies
  12. Room 204 — Gourmet Food
  13. Room 205 — Gardening
  14. Room 206 — Board & Card Games
  15. Room 207 — Canadian Outdoors

3. Volunteers– we are looking for volunteers for the night of the event. If you would like to lend a hand and do a shift, please sign up here.  If you have any questions about volunteering, you can email alison.popp@gmail.com

4. Food Donations – we are looking for finger foods both sweet and savory to serve on the night of the auction. Homemade, store bought, whatever is easiest for you. If you can bring something in, please contact Natasha (mom of Anya in Gr 5 and Zoe in Gr 3) and let her know  natasha_audette@hotmail.com

4. Follow Us – on Facebook, on the Frankland Parent Blog and on Instagram. Get get daily updates on the items available for auction!  Like and share and RSVP to help us spread the word!  

Thank you!

2018 Silent Auction Committee

Frankland School Social & FUNdraising Auction 2018

Friday 13th!

Dear Parents,

We need your support to make this event a success. Here are a few ways you can help out:

1. Donations – who do you know who might like to give us some great items to bid on? Any donations, big or small (of all price points!) are welcome! We’re looking for things like gift certificates, sports/events/concert/tickets, air miles, vacation properties to hand-made toques, toys, jewellery and artwork. If you have items to donate, please contact Nicole Hynes at franklandauction2018@gmail.com

2. Class Themed Gift Baskets –the themed baskets are back again this year!  Classes have chosen their themes and parents will be asked to bring in an item to contribute to the basket if they would like to.  Look for communication from your class rep about the baskets but in the meantime, Shelley Adam has given us a glimpse of the themes chosen: 

  1. Room 101 — Family Fun Night
  2. Room 102 — Yoga & Mindfulness
  3. Room 103 — Family Cooking & Baking
  4. Room 104 — Toronto Sport Teams
  5. Room 105 — Reading Basket
  6. Room 106 — Snack Basket
  7. Room 108 — Coffee & Tea
  8. Room 109 — Arts & Crafts
  9. Room 201 — Kitchen/Culinary
  10. Room 202 — A “Hygge” Home
  11. Room 203 — Dinner & Movies
  12. Room 204 — Gourmet Food
  13. Room 205 — Gardening
  14. Room 206 — Board & Card Games
  15. Room 207 — Canadian Outdoors

3. Volunteers– we are looking for volunteers for the night of the event. If you would like to lend a hand and do a shift, please sign up here.  If you have any questions about volunteering, you can email alison.popp@gmail.com.

4. RSVPfollow us on Facebook and get daily updates on the items available for auction!  Like and share to help us spread the word!  

Thank you!

2018 Silent Auction Committee

Reminder – Parent Engagement Speaker TOMORROW EVENING

Free Parent Engagement Evening Thursday March 22nd 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Let’s discuss how to continue to create a culture of respect at Frankland and one that values equity and inclusiveness.
Come join the TDSB’s Michelle Munroe, Manager, Parent and Community Engagement, to discuss the role and impact of equity in our classrooms and playground.
What is equity? To TDSB, equity is about providing each and every student with the right conditions, resources and opportunities to support their achievement and well-being.
Snacks and refreshments served. Childcare is available
It helps with our planning if you can please RSVP

Let’s Talk Equity at Frankland

You are invited to a free Parent Engagement evening on Thursday March 22nd 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Let’s discuss how to continue to create a culture of respect at Frankland and one that values equity and inclusiveness.

Come join the TDSB’s Michelle Munroe, Manager, Parent and Community Engagement, to discuss the role and impact of equity in our classrooms and playground.

What is equity? To TDSB, equity is about providing each and every student with the right conditions, resources and opportunities to support their achievement and well-being.

Snacks and refreshments served. Childcare is available

It helps with our planning if you can please RSVP:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lets-talk-equity-at-frankland-tickets-44047134164

Equity-vs-Equality-blogBrought to you by the Social Justice, Inclusion & Equity Committee at the Frankland School Council.

Withrow Park Rink and Riverdale Rink Open for March Break

The rinks are scheduled to be open next week, with lots of time for skating fun on March Break! Here are links to the proposed schedule. (Click on Drop-in Programs) Of course it is all weather dependent so be sure to check the website for the latest updates.
Riverdale
Withrow

Fix Our Schools Provincial Election Campaign

Fix Our Schools is a parent-led, non-partisan campaign working to ensure that every publicly funded school in Ontario is a safe, healthy, well-maintained building that provides an environment were our children are able to learn. Fix Our Schools is increasing their efforts in the coming months, leading up to the June provincial election. They will be working to get all MPPs and MPP candidates to pledge their commitment to eliminating the 15.9 billion of disrepair in Ontario’s schools.

There are many ways you can support to this initiative. Take a look at their flyer and website and see how you can help out.  fixourschools.ca